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Gender Differences in Psychological Counselling

Dr. Varudhini Kankipati's address during the Gender and Mental Health certificate training program organized by the Impact and Policy Research Institute provided a comprehensive examination of the intricate interplay between gender dynamics and mental health. In this session report, we delve into Dr. Kankipati's key insights, practical recommendations, and their implications for mental health practitioners. Through her expertise and experience, Dr. Kankipati elucidated the challenges, nuances, and opportunities inherent in fostering gender-sensitive therapeutic environments.
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Impact of Gender-Based Violence in Mental Health Care

Gender-based violence casts a long and dark shadow over societies worldwide, permeating every facet of life and leaving deep scars on survivors. Within this complex tapestry of violence, the intersectionality of mental health and gender dynamics emerges as a critical focal point for advocacy and intervention. At the Gender and Mental Health certificate program organized by the Impact and Policy Research Institute, Ms. Sangeeta Rege delivered a profoundly insightful address, shedding light on the nuanced interplay between gender-based violence and mental health care. Ms. Rege articulated a compelling narrative that underscores the urgent need for gender-sensitive approaches within healthcare settings and systemic reforms to ensure equitable access to mental health services for all survivors.
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Empowering Mental Health: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

Day 3 of the Gender and Mental Health Training Programme, organized by the Impact and Policy Research Institute, featured an enlightening address by Professor Vibhuti Patel on. Her comprehensive analysis of the intersectionality between gender, mental health, and societal structures provided profound insights into the challenges faced by women in accessing mental health support and the imperative for gender-sensitive approaches to mental health care.
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Breaking Barriers: Unveiling Sociocultural Complexities in Women’s Mental Health

In a pioneering initiative, the Gender Impact Study Center (GISC) at the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI) orchestrated an innovative three-day online certificate course on Gender and Mental Health. This comprehensive event served as a guiding light, bringing together esteemed speakers whose profound insights elevated the virtual discourse and sparked engaging discussions and presentations.
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Women and Mental Health

The #IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, organized a three day certificate training course on Gender and Mental Health from February 13-15. On day 1, Dr. Meenu Anand spoke on the 'Perspective on Gender and Mental Health.'
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Unveiling Gendered Dimensions of Mental Health

The IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi hosted a Three-Day Immersive Gender and Mental Health certificate training course from February 13-15. This programme was chaired by Professor Vibhuti Patel who started Day 1 of the session by reflecting on the greater concern toward gender and mental health post-pandemic. She describes how gender is a critical social determinant of mental health. The pattern of psychological distress and psychic disorder among women are different from those seen in men as material reality impacting the lives of men, women, and sexual minorities are different.